Who’s Who of Humanitarians and Philanthropists

Sharon L. Telleen, PhD

Title: Research Associate, Professor Emerita

Company: University of Illinois at Chicago

Location: Wilmette, Illinois, United States


  • American Evaluation Association
  • American Psychological Association (university doctoral accreditation programs)
  • American Public Health Association
  • Association for Health Services Research
  • Association of Teachers of Maternal & Child Health (ATMCH) (board, 1989-1993)
  • Augustana College, Rock Island, IL
  • Chase Settlement House, Chicago (board of directors, 1994-2000)
  • Chicago Health Policy Research Counsel (1994-1998)
  • Conference on Families, White House (1979-1980)
  • Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health (1996-present)
  • Girl Scouts of the United States of America
  • Local Family Program, Family Focus Illinois (consultant, 1982-1983)
  • Northwestern University, Lutheran Campus Ministry (board officer, 2014-2020)
  • Society for Community Research and Action (1984-present)
  • Society for Developmental Psychology (1975-present)
  • Society for Research in Child Development
  • The Lutheran Church of America
  • University of Maryland, College Park


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2021, 2020)
  • Featured Member, Marquis Millennium Magazine, Marquis Who’s Who (2021)
  • Inductee, Top Professionals of the Year, Marquis Who’s Who (2020)
  • Honoree, Who’s Who of Professional Women, Marquis Who’s Who (2020)
  • Inductee, Delta Omega, Honored in Public Health (1996)
  • Eponymous Scholarship, Dr. Sharon Telleen Maternal and Child Health Awards

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